With teammate Van Overbeek stepping out the Tequila Patron ESM after 2 racing laps, Pipo Derani put up a 2-hour spectacular stint to win at Laguna Seca.
Colin Braun and his CORE autosport Oreca LMP2 car have topped the timing sheets during a busy qualifying session this afternoon.
Pipo Derani in the Tequila Patron ESM Nissan DPi was the driver to beat during qualifying with Paul Miller Racing taking GTD pole.
Mustang Sampling Racing had the pace to take overall pole position at the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona as Ford GTs dominated in the GT ranks
The Tequila Patron ESM team suffered a nightmare weekend at the 2017 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, seeing both their Nissan DPis retire before the halfway mark with mechanical issues.